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African Menagerie: The Inquisition—Canton Museum of Art
Through July 22 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Western Reserve PBS is proud to serve as media sponsor for this exhibition, which will let audiences discover and explore the plight of African wildlife species. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or visit https://www.cantonart.org.
Elemental: Sally Weber—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through July 22 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This exhibition brings together works of light exploring the interrelationship between ourselves and the natural elements. For more information, visit http://www.butlerart.com.
A Window into the Past: Works from the Permanent Collection—Canton Museum of Art
Through July 22 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Approximately 74 pieces from the museum’s permanent collection have been hand-picked for this display. What can be learned from the depictions of the past? For more information, visit https://www.cantonart.org.
Spirit of America—Stambaugh Auditorium
Friday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. The Stambaugh Chorus, along with the Stambaugh Festival Orchestra and guest ensembles honor our veterans. For information, call 330-259-0555, or visit http://stambaughauditorium.com.
Women in the Wild: Mother’s Day Retreat—Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Friday, May 11, at 5 p.m. to Saturday, May 12, at 4 p.m. Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road, Peninsula. Hike trails, enjoy handcrafted culinary creations, connect with other women and spend time with your loved ones, all with your national park as the backdrop. You will be staying in a historic dorm building, which is heated and air-conditioned. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.conservancyforcvnp.org.
Maifest—Historic Zoar Village
Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Zoar celebrates its German heritage with a celebration of Maifest, featuring German food and drink, German music and a maypole. The 2018 art exhibit “Lillian Martin Spencer” will also premiere during the event, plus the Zoar plant sale will take place in the Zoar Garden. For more information, visit http://historiczoarvillage.com.
Joyous Final—Mansfield Symphony
Saturday, May 12, at 8 p.m. Renaissance Performing Arts Hall, 138 Park Ave. W., Mansfield. Featuring the Mansfield Symphony Chorus and the Shelby High School Chorus, the concert will open with an adaptation of Michael Thomas’ original work “Sentimental Journey: Voices of WWII,” a musical tribute to the heroes of World War II. Over 100 veterans, their wives and children were interviewed for this project. The second half of the concert will be a robust performance of Shostakovich’s powerful Symphony No. V. For more information or tickets, visit http://mansfieldtickets.com.